Loraine is the leading authority on yoga and yoga therapy for children and teens, specialising in developing programs that develop the “whole child” and helping them to develop physically, cognitively, emotionally and socially.
With over 25 years of experience and over 20,000 hours teaching thousands of kids and teens of all ages, Loraine developed the Zenergy Yoga Methodology in how to teach children and teens’ yoga. Her mission is to impact the lives of millions of children worldwide and ... set the standard for children’s yoga.
Loraine’s background in Yoga and Meridian Based Yoga Therapy makes Zenergy the only provider of children and teens Yoga education in the world that combines the teaching of Yoga and Meridian Based Yoga Therapy for children.
With this combination, Zenergy trained teachers see results and make an impact on the lives of children in ways that no other kids’ Yoga teacher can.
Loraine was instrumental in bringing Yoga programs into the Australian school system. Over the last 25 years, the Zenergy Methodology has been taught in early childhood, primary, secondary, private, religious, selective and special needs schools throughout Australia.
An active advocate of the benefits of yoga for children and teens, Loraine was featured in the documentary Yoga For Change and served on the National Committee of the International Yoga Teachers Association, the National Committee of Australasian Association of Yoga Therapists and the Yoga In Schools Committee for Yoga Australia.
A highly sought-after speaker and trainer. Loraine has delivered professional development days for Teacher Training Australia and Pearson Academy. She has also been a featured speaker for ACHPER, Australia’s Yoga Therapy Conference and Yoga Australia’s national conference.
As a leading Yoga instructor for children in Australia, ABC television selected Loraine to be the featured instructor on their “Yoga For Kids” DVD and CD.
Loraine has published more than 35 articles on impacting the lives of children and teens through yoga and meditation. She is a regular contributor to Australia Yoga Life Magazine and writes a monthly column “Om Kids” for Australian Yoga Journal. Read more
Membership of professional associations
- Yoga Alliance
Education and training
Kids Yoga Teacher Trainer 2008 - Present
Dip Yoga Therapy
Dip Yoga Teaching
Holds a relevant Working With Children Check
Loraine Rushton’s studio location
Manly, NSW 2095 Australia